Shumbalala offers visitors the ultimate in bush luxury in an exclusive area catering for only 8 guests at a time. With its renowned location in the Thornybush Game Reserve adjacent to the Kruger National Park guests are ensured of unrivaled game viewing.
Shumbalala Lodge Highlights
Shumbalala - "where the lion sleeps". Shumbalala Lodge is located in the heart of the Thornybush Nature Reserve adjacent to the Kruger National Park. The reserve offers a huge diversity of mammal and bird species in an area of 10 000 hectares of pristine African Bushveld. Shumbalala Lodge offers superb game viewing and luxury accommodation.
- Private and exclusive safari experience in the Thornybush Game Reserve
- Exceptional game viewing
- Spectacular views
- Open fireplaces
- Luxurious safari suites
Shumbalala Lodge Game Viewing and Activities
Shumbalala Lodge offers game drives in open Land Rovers as well as guided bush walks. Guests can expect to see lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino, cheetah, elephant, giraffe, zebra and other general game on game drives. The birdlife is prolific. The day begins with a game drive of approximately four hours, accompanied by a qualified ranger and tracker. The night game viewing is an experience of its own. Nocturnal sightings might include bush babies, the elusive genet, or predators hunting and stalking their prey.
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